Man arrested on murder charge after 2-year-old child dies

(Photo: Denver police)

(Photo: Denver police)

DENVER — Denver police arrested a 26-year-old man was arrested Saturday after police said a 2-year-old child was found not breathing and died.

Quinton Stanley is being held on a first-degree murder charge, said police spokesman Sonny Jackson.

Officers were called to a home on Peoria Street near E. 38th Avenue around 1:40 a.m. The child was taken to a local hospital, and later died, Jackson said.

The coroner’s office is working to determine how the child died.